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This Old House

Episode #1703

THIS OLD HOUSE visits the Great Blue Hill Observatory, located in a structure built in 1885. The observatory has taken continuous readings of the weather longer than any facility in the U.S. Back at the restoration of the historic Massachusetts home, master carpenter Norm Abram and host Steve Thomas discuss with a series of experts their plans for the project, which include: converting the barn into a garage, restoring the driveway leading to the front of the house, installing insulation, changing the arrangement of the interior rooms, and repairing the damaged coats of paint on the exterior of the house. [26 minutes] Closed Captioning

This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.

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Series Description: America's favorite home improvement series, the Emmy Award-winning THIS OLD HOUSE, with host Kevin O'Connor, general contractor Tom Silva, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, landscape contractor Roger Cook and master carpenter Norm Abram.

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